This is the first in a series of posts titled ‘Judgments without tears’ where we try to make complex judgments accessible and fun. Let me try unpacking Vineeta Sharma v. … Continue reading Judgments without Tears | Part 1 | ‘Vineeta Sharma v. Rakesh Sharma’ | Supreme Court on Daughter’s Coparcenary Rights.
First published on LiveLaw at : https://www.livelaw.in/phone-tapping-and-recording-of-a-phone-conversation-by-a-private-party-issues-relating-to-legality-and-admissibility/ “Who are you? Why do you hide in the darkness and listen to my private thoughts?” William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Is Privacy … Continue reading Phone-tapping and Recording of a Phone conversation: Is it legal and admissible?
Introduction “H (an NRI) is divorced in Texas, and to marry – he is free; No, he has a wife in India, Indian Law says, doesn’t he ?, H is, … Continue reading Law on Foreign Divorce Judgments, Child-Custody Orders & Anti Suit Injunctions
This article attempts to bring some clarity on the law relating to recognition of foreign divorce decrees in India, in what circumstances they are valid, and when not ? I’ve … Continue reading Recognition of Foreign Divorces in India ? Is your foreign divorce decree valid in India ?
The Hanafi Sunni principle of Triple Talaq –Unilateral Talaq by Husband (known as talaq-ul-bain/biddat) has been criticized a lot for the inherent gender injustice. It gives the arbitrary power to the husband to … Continue reading ISLAMIC LAW – AND TRIPLE TALAQ – OVER THE YEARS – NEED FOR CHANGE !
Divorce in India This article explains all you need to know about getting a divorce in India. Marriage as opposed to relations of blood, is one which we … Continue reading Divorce in India. All you need to know about contested and mutual divorce.
In this interesting case – the Court convicted the man for murdering his wife, on the basis of following evidence – the chain of circumstantial evidence :- i) Motive (Suspected … Continue reading Supreme Court convicting man for wife’s murder – circumstantial evidence.
Comment : In this case the court was faced with facts wherein the deceased husband’s relatives sought to oust the widow from claiming partition – by relying on the specious plea … Continue reading Supreme Court on Customary Divorce….
In Geeta Satish Gokarna vs Satish Shankarrao Gokarna on 29 March, 2004 in this case the wife agreed, at the time of divorce by mutual consent not to seek maintenance, having receieved … Continue reading Wife claiming maintenance after Mutual Consent Divorce.
In this decision – the husband married second time after obtaining divorce by ex parte from first wife, after 4 years of ex parte decree. Later he got into a … Continue reading Right of Maintenance of a wife of void marriage – Suresh Khullar v. Vijay Khullar – 2007 Delhi High CourtHig